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The secrets of a diary written on castle floorboards

The secrets of a diary written on castle floorboards

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A hidden diary written by a carpenter on the floorboards of a French Alpine chateau provides a rare insight into the private lives of villagers in the late 19th Century, writes Hugh Schofield. When the new owners of the chateau of Picomtal decided to renovate the parquet in some of their upstairs …

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